New textbooks for TN State Board students released
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday released new textbooks for Classes I, VI, IX and XI based on the revamped syllabus.
Upgraded visual representations, internet activities page having website/mobile links and QR codes that can help students directly access info about topics are some of the features of the new textbooks.
A total of 177 titles have been printed covering these four grades (1, 6, 9 and 11) under each subject.
The entire year’s content for Class XI has been published as one textbook. However, textbooks for Classes I, VI and IX are printed in three volumes following the trimester system of quarterly, half yearly and annual semesters.
Books for Class XI include a lot more titles compared to those for lower classes due to the different groups like commerce, biology and computer science. There are around 50 core subject titles. There are also titles related to vocational and minority topics.